Entrepreneurship Competitions

The Big Idea Poster Competition puts entrepreneurial ideas to the test with students developing a business model and pitching to real life entrepreneurs. The most prepared students will win cash prizes to move their startup to the next level!

November 10, 2020 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.


5:30 PM - Welcome

  • Jan Baum, faculty director, Entrepreneurship@TU

5:35 PM - Student presentations

View their business model canvases.

  • Joel Skaff and Andrew Considine, Card Sharkz
  • Huan Elwood, SmartAmp
  • Matt Shephard, Stanced Out Auto Designs
  • Madeline Catalano, All-In-One Vote
  • Cameron Turner, Infinity Investments
  • Victoria Nicholson, Litterbug
  • Andy Heckman and Emily Chandler, Splitbell
  • Sanaya Mistry, FoodCycle
  • Taylor Bracalente, Community Health
  • Zach Elgin-Miller, Ace Clothing
  • Ashley Groff, Leaf & Vine
  • Christopher Vitek, Windsor Community Gardens

6:25 PM - Fireside Chat

  • Patrick McQuown, executive director of entrepreneurship, Towson University
  • Drew Anawalt, 2020 Business Marketing CBE, Shark Market
  • Cullen Joyce, 2021 Sports Management CHP, Shark Market
  • Zephinia Hill, founder, Menstruation Situation

6:45 PM - Winner Announcements

  • Andrew Rose, director of innovation, strategy, & development, Mid Atlantic Farm Credit
  • H. Taylor Walls, CEO & founder, FanzPlay

6:50 PM - Closing Remarks

  • Jan Baum, faculty director, Entrepreneurship@TU